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available, said the energy portion tends to be a little more limited than in other standards. other major considerations. >> so they redo the building or change the building overall. >> and you get credit, but there is improvement for being housed, cert. so that bar will actually decrease because the shell building is already going to be affected in the future by these new large commercial standards and you just need a few extra points for improvement, and that would be something that you can use to maintain that consistency of application of standards. >> and then the other piece of this existing building is if you are doing significant upgrades to mechanical, electrical, or plumbing systems in these buildings, with the existing b r or m occupancies, and it is over 25,000 square feet, you have to meet some of these upgrade requirements, but only if it is over and you are doing significant mechanical upgrades and structural. it must include structural, and that reference is the standard of seismic upgrades. chapter 34 says when you are doing a certain amount of alteration work, he figured
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argue that that is a green building feature, as well. since 1974, we have a lot of stuff. energy and water conservation. these are already required to be provided at the time of sale of the building. it is very limited at the moment, energy and water conservation. you have to make sure you have a certain volume, 1.6. gallons per flsh. there is an interesting approach to green building, the historical approach, part of the state building code. and what the state says is that where it is a qualified historic building, more than 50 years old and with some historical value -- it does not have to be a resource, but it must be a landmark -- you may use the building code. in lieu of the regular california building code, in place of what they call the regular code. that allows you to do things to preserve the integrity of the building, and people say that saving the building is the greenest thing you can do because of the energy and materials. all sorts of opportunities, but it is not written as a green coat. but really, that is the fact a bit. >> yes, absolutely. of course there are lim
, and how do we increase efficiency. >> energy first, but also water if this and say an overall resource deficience a -- deficiency. major consideration. >> with commercial stuff, there is a big stuff to look up residential features, and those include a wide range of things, some of which are already covered. but if i can read through a list of handouts, what are the other laws that apply to existing new buildings, and what is covered, so you do not think it is just green buildings covering everything? so, for example, and this must be tangential, but regulations have been required in the building code since 1974. has to do with the quality of life and your environment. living in a quieter city as part of the overall concept of what makes our city a more habitable, hospitable place. i argue that that is a green building feature, as well. since 1974, we have a lot of stuff. energy and water conservation. these are already required to be provided at the time of sale of the building. it is very limited at the moment, energy and water conservation. you have to make sure you have a certain vo
, in governor romney said, start to go drill on private land. there are so many resources we could be energy independent without going for wind and solar and rubbing two sticks together. let's release the boundless energy we have out there in places like anwar and off shore, and then we could see gas prices seriously drop. >> julian, what do you think that releasing these reserves will do to gas prices? >> i think that everybody agrees the answer is ultimately energy independence and note under the obama, production at the highest level in 20 years, as for, i don't know what somebody's laughing about. if you want to-- >> i'm laughing because it came on private land, but not public land, okay. >> but we can have that debate it's not really that meaningful to the point you're making. >> let's get on. >> i think the issue is here, that the strategic petroleum reserve is for when we have very unusual circumstances, when bush did it in '91 during the iraq invasion, when clinton did it in 2000, it happened, for a specific situation in 2004. when george w. bush did in 2005, because of katrina. when
on a, informational presentation on amb pier 1, llc pier 1 energy efficiency and solar array projects. >> good afternoon, jay edwards, senior property manager, i am here today to present an informational presentation on the pier one, energy efficientcy and solar upgrades. it is prologises through the allc it is the port sublandlord as well as a tenant in the project too. >> i am going to give you a project overview and then i would also like to ask for permission to introdchin of the francisco environment to be repaid through the special tax assessment against the specific parcel over a 20-year term. the port must opt into the special tax district, however the special taxes are secured by the tenant's leasehold interest. >> port in return would pay its prorated share of the special taxes which is approximately 35 percent, and that was derived by the amount of space that the port occupies as compared to the project over all. which are estimated to be approximately $100,000 annually. >> the sublease agreement, between the port and prologis provides for the reimbursement of the taxes lev
for north american energy self-sufficiently, singling out coal as an endangered species under obama. listen. >> i like coal. i want to make sure we can continue to burn clean coal. people in the coal industry feel like it's getting crushed by your policies. >> lots of bozos went in and bought the coal stocks. all the coal stocks on. this wrong take away, people! coal's hostage to chinese demand more than u.s. use. that's not the case for the users of coal. the users, people. and that's why i said romney's giving you a heads up to buy american electric power and southern company, two coal building utilities that have to spend far less retrofitting facilities under romney staffed epa. i would be a seller of the consol energies and the peabodies in the strength. i take down union pacific. it is the carrier of clean coal. i would never recommend a company on this show with bad fundamentals. but they can be justified even with this sitting president. the pure coal plays are faltering fundamentally. there is no way i'm going to buy them based on some off handed debate patter. you want a battlegro
demand. the impact of china and drop in oil prices making the energy sector the worst performing sector today. oil settling down by $3.75. i am here filling in for liz claman because liz claman is in cleveland, of ohio. her old stomping ground as part of the open for business series and liz will talk to business leaders to find out how the city turned itself around. we want to know. give us a preview. liz: is part of our fox business series open for business. how could cleveland not be? this is the place. i just landed and got to the ritz hotel and saw jimmy page in the elevator. i am kidding but this is the home of rock-and-roll. it is where the term rock-and-roll was coined but also where the traffic light was invented and the alkaline battery and a gas mask and electric light system. so much industry began here and so much is happening here. wait till you see what we are going to do the next two days. starting tomorrow through friday cleveland opened for business. we have got everybody in coming including we like to say he is a little bit country rock and roll. the tennessee billiona
. gerri: that's a zinger. no wonder romney was the winner. still to come, the opening statements, energy was already on the table, one of the leading voices on energy. >> my plan is five basic parts. get us north american energy independent creating 4 # -- 4 million jobs. gerri: we have the leading voices in industry coming up. stay with us. ♪ gerri: president obama paying his dues for his less than but how much was blame goes to the stuff he doesn't say that he does? let's ask tonya, a body language expert. i'm excited about the conversation. what did you make of the debate? had to be a field day for you? >> you know, it's not way we were used to seeing with president obama. he was flat. he was frustrated i guess is the right word. looked down a lot. overall, he did okay. i wouldn't say he was bombed, but romney definitely did better. he was stronger. gerri: start at the beginning. at the beginning of the beginning and the handshake. pictures here. what do you think? >> the handshake was great. look how much swagger obama has here, feels powerful, petting romney on the male demonstrat
of hiccups we could all supper. >> need energy, and to get around we shoot ourselves in the foot to and it just seems crazy. >> this is crazy does not resonate but to me i think people went mainstream actually milk hit a new highway as well today. >> check leon every day. money. what about the white house momentum could be lost because of joe biden obama biden want to raise taxes by $1 billion. guess what? yes we do we want to let the $1 trillion tax cut expire so the middle-class does not have to bear the burden. charles: mitt romney does not waste any time. >> is today the president said they do want to raise taxes. i don't want to raise them on any americans. i want to create good jobs. charles: mondex guess says the higher tax rates will lead to higher unemployment rates. with class warfare it does not matter the residual damage they're going with this. hoping the public cannot connect the dots? >> it will be interesting hallwood joe biden follows up. $1 trillion tax hike where we want to go. four years ago they told us no tax increases on 81 making less than $250,000. the ec
record highs. the team breakdown where energy prices are headed and what it means for your money. ♪ ♪ liz: have you been one of those people who are hanging onto netflix stock? it is up about 11% right now. it is our power mover. shares surging. netflix pick after morgan stanley upgraded the stock from overweight to equal weight. this was one of seven dollars stock just back in may. it has just not had a great move until today. if we show you the three your picture, then you get really depressed. that is what netflix used to look like. let's look at the fox 50 right now. weimar read than you do green. dell is number one at the moment. viacom coming up next. we have very thin volume. let's get to nicole petallides. what are you watching? nicole: i am taking a look at some of the banks. how about a look here at national bank of greece. it is not trading on friday. it is trading today. you can take a look at this big john. it is all on the heels of something that leaked out. that is a huge move. @alks about the fact that those national bank of greece was in a merge about talks. they got a bi
energy. they are in six states including new york and new jersey and ohio. they are a huge energy concern. they do electricity and natural gas and coal-fired generation and nuclear. what is the landscape for energy? the electrical utilities. back to you. dave: before that we tell you what drove the markets with the data download. some jobs euphoria did fade with all three major indices losing ground. the dow is the only index that managed to eke out modest gains. stocks posting of a first weekly gain. closing weaken the green but financials technology was the biggest lagger. the economy added 14,000 jobs in september narrowly beating the economist estimates. the unemployment rate went the other direction and for the first time in forty-four months dropping to 7.8% from 8.9%. we get into details of that. a lot of people are skeptical. bold falling from an 11 month high following the september jobs report. oppresses metal jumped $17.95 before settling at $1,080 an ounce. let's get today's action from the pits of the cme. paul desmond will tell us why you need to watch small caps carefully.
of energy can be lower than the utility. it can be a little higher, but at least it is predictable. >> i was encouraged last week to talk to one of the credit unions hear about the concept of having unsecured loans of up to a small amount, $20,000 for green building, to make it really easy for people to get money to have upgrades. i think we are seeing these kinds of products coming forward in a year or two, so you can do insulation. we have a special program for you, a public service program. >> one challenge the financial industry had is what does it mean? a single photo system as a particular set of parameters and output, but building grades are well attended to, appropriate for the building. that is being addressed by the development of national underwriting standards for green building, so it should be a lot easier for things to be provided and for banks to recognize the value of their borrowers reducing energy and liability, so they are a better credit risk than other types of investments they could make. because there is a great deal of activity in that area. >> the last year has
in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stink -- a student council. governor? [applause] in keeping with the discussion, he is keen on innovation and things of that nature. i know that will come out. thank you, governor. >> are we all set? i am from the "mercury news," and we're here because we live in a global cloueconomy. it has altered local economies because so many manufacturing and technology jobs are moving, whether it is a matter of costs for going where the trained work force is. we're fortunate to have to governors here to talk about how that change affects their jobs and what they're doing to jump- st
. government officials are trying to promote use of renewable energy. they introduced a feed, for f.i.t. system, and applies to japanese utilities to buy green energy at prices well above market rates. and, the head of energy and infrastructure for kpmg japan. she shared her views with nhk world's correspondent. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> three months on from the new ruling, what is your assessment of the impact on the growth of the renewable energy market? >> the government has announced, that, as of the end of august -- the application or approval of the renewable -- energy, ibps, which is a, japanese government, is 1.3 in two months. since the beginning of july. and then what they're expecting for the first year is to -- 2.5 gigawatts. which means in two months, we already passed 50%. of what they're expecting. this really indicates -- the government f.i.t. program was attractive enough. to induce a lot of -- a new entry into the market. >> japan aims to expand its green industry into a $10 trillion market by 2020. even companies outside the energy business, such as telecom ope
with this administration's policy on energy. >> fox news learned it was not the only time armaderas openly threatened companies he regulateded. >> he appeared from the oklahoma petroleum association. what happened? >> he told the group straight on we are going to use everything in the book to come after you. >> harold han is ceo of cont then shalrie sources and employment company. he was recently appointed chairman of the romney campaign energy policy advisory group. >> we got it quick then. frankly they ought to shut us down. >> he made it clear oil and gas industry was the enemy. >> well, we started to look at it this way. >> there is more. before joining the obama administration he taught engineering at southern methodist university in dallas and also advised environmental groups in their battle against something called hydraulic fracturing the technique in water and chemicals far below ground to ex tact unrecoverable oil and gas. it created a bonanza. fracking pollutes air land and water. a plane famously advanced documentary gas land. the film made its point by igniting methane gas seeping out o
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in rising oil prices, the answer was little to none. >> we believe that high energy prices are fundamentally a result of supply and demand. >> as it turns out, not even j.p. morgan's chief global investment officer agreed with him. the same day that eagles testified, this email went out to clients saying, "an enormous amount of speculation" ran up the price, and "$140 in july was ridiculous." if anyone had any doubts, they were dispelled a few days after that hearing when the price of oil jumped $25 in a single day. september 22nd. >> september 22nd. >> michael greenberger, a former director of trading for the commodity futures trading commission, the federal agency that oversees oil futures, says there were no supply disruptions that could have justified such a big increase. >> did china and india suddenly have gigantic needs for new oil products in a single day? no--everybody agrees supply-demand could not drive the price up $25, which was a record increase in the price of oil. the price of oil went from somewhere in the $60s to $147 in less than a year. and we were being told on that run-
is we've got a wonderful energy practice. we're going a lot of things. our mantra is we want to find our clients yield, growth, and inflation hedging. we're doing that across our real assets. energy, infrastructure, real estate, and that's something we're very well prepared to do and we've been able to partner with our clients and put a fair amount of capital in that space. i think that will continue to be a big area for the firm. >> what about technology? you know, larry ellison yesterday talking about growth from the cloud. that's obviously one of the themes within tech. what where are you seeing nunt tech? >> technology in the u.s. is 15% of our market cap. it's 3% in europe. it's a core competency in the u.s. what i think is happening right now is remember in 1998 the world turned down, but it was asia that was in trouble. the central banks put liquidity in and technology did well, particularly growth stocks. my view right now is instead of asia being in trouble, it's europe, but people are going to migrate towards some of the good growth stocks. you've seen that in names, you know,
his experience in the energy generation field to guide community choice aggregation to the creation of the clean power sf program and for those who have been working on this for so many years they know that -- i think all of us recognize that taking that job was a very courageous ookt on the part of mr. campbell. he crafted several proposals to ensure that the program had technical assistance and service provider in order to launch. he lead the negotiating team to acquire contracts for energy supply as well as back office services, critical launching to the program. he lead countless meetings between the puc and community advocates and the commission and reflected not only what we needed to see as a city agency and address the needs and concerns outlined by the advocates. mr. campbell's monthly updates to this body were instrumental in letting us know what was happening and we especially appreciate the fact that he always took the feedback into consideration and we wouldn't be here without his ability to do that. mr. campbell's commitment to clean power sf ensured a viable progr
americans are craving something new and different and the new energy and the commitment that will come with reform could i think that is why we need to send the maverick from the senate and put him in the white house and that is why i am happy to join him there. >> i will come back throughout the evening. this next question, the subprime lending meltdown, who do you think's is at fault? i start with you, governor palin could was it the risky home buyers who should not have been buying a home in the first place? was it thursday lenders? >> darn right it was the predator lenders who tried to talk americans into thinking that it was smart to buy a $300,000 house when you could only afford $100,000 house. there was deception and greed and there is corruption on wall street. and we need to stop that. again, john mccain and i, the commitment we have made and we will follow through on that, getting rid of that corruption and. let's commit ourselves, just everyday american people, joe six pack, hockey mom across the nation, i think you need to band together and say never again. never will be -
and demand reduction of energy in san francisco during 2012. >> thank you. we have guilmo rodriguez from department of environment. >> thank you. guilmo rodriguez from the department. the department requests the committee's recommendation for approval of a & e item in amount of $156,000 to support the city's energy watch program. since 2010 when the city initiated the energy watch program the departments provided about 5.2 million in incentives for over 1,600 businesses and multifamily buildings in san francisco, resulting in a savings of about $6.8 million annually for energy needs. this $156,000 is an augmentation to our current program. the contract is through the end of this calendar year. it is to support our continued specifically our out days reach program in order to get more subscribers into our overall program. again, it is our outreach services. i will take the opportunity to share with the committee that the department plans to come back in the next few weeks with an additional a & e approximately in the amount of $3 million. there are a significant amount of interest in san
rate. 70% of our waste is recycled, compost, or diverted. being a sustainable city, we are energy-efficient. our energy program is a partnership that we have put together with pg&e and we help small businesses save money on energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. in san francisco, we are also renewable the powered. we have about 3000 solar installations throughout the city and county of san francisco, equalling 19 megawatts of solar. we are also working toward being 100% powered city in the next 10 years. finally, in san francisco, it means we are ev ready. we're making it easier for residents to take charge of their electric cars. the city now operates 50 publicly available charging stations at 15 locations. these are found at city parking garages, at the airport, treasure island, and by the end of 2012, the city will add another 30-40 charges. of note, the public uses the stations, the cost will be free up until the end of 2013 and all of the stations are powered with power that is greenhouse-gas free. adding to the infrastructure, many charging stations are also being impleme
my wallet. wayne said we don't have a comprehensive energy policy. gas prices affect my wallet. nothing is contained. my costs are not contained in the last four years and that is an indirect tax. >> exactly john layfield always say it about the energy policy. but wayne, here is the thing. higher gasoline prices and especially in california, all of that is affecting the middle class and not getting better. it is getting worse over the last several months. >> that's true . tracey mentioned something that is more outrageous. dodd-frank. and congress did not read the bill and have to pass it. this is a friend of mine who applied at a loan in a community bank and here was the response. the guy said here, the interest rate will be prime plus two percent and loan can be said. we will need current financial . finally saying. these terms will be subject to approved by the fdic. the banker is not approved the loan. fdic is the person approving the loan. that is outrageous. >> what is bringing up is the issue of regulation and regulatory involvement of the banking and that is affecting o
's important for us to develop new sources of energy, here in america, that we change our tax code to make sure that we are helping small businesses and companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money we are saving as we wind down two wars, to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, it ultimately will be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess? or do we embrace a new economic patriot. >> that says america does best when the middle-class does best. i am alonging ford that debate. >> reporter: governor romney, two minutes. >> thank you, jim. it's an honor to be here with you. and it's an honor to be here with the president. i appreciate the welcome of the university of denver and the presidential commission on these debates. congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i am sure this is the most remantic place you can imagine -- here with me. congratula
you. melissa: that's bizarre. >>> time now for today's energy report. where we break down the biggest headlines affecting the industry and their impact on the economy besides that insanity going on in california. sun's elections in venezuela could have a huge impact on oil prices. believe it or not experts are saying hugo chavez may lose for the first time in 14 years. his challenger, is just left-of-center and promising to increase oil production by $6 million barrels a day. right now venezuela produces 1.7 million barrels a day. that is down 25% from 2001. if chavez loses, that is good news for gas prices. stay tuned on that story. >>> chinese energy giant, cnooc, $15 ball takeover deal of canadian energy company, next son could be at risk. they are calling on the conservative government to reject the deal saying review process gives no assurance that is the deal would benefit canada. >>> radical blake from longstanding policy, russia is now considering allowing western companies to own oil licenses in arctic waters. for years those have only gone to state-owned groups. that's a big
, fish hatcheries. i could go on all day. it is transforming america's approach to energy, education, health care, transportation and more. it is one of the most important and least understood pieces of legislation in modern american history. the short term recovery part as well as the long term investment part. it is also the purist distillation of what obama meant by change. it is a major down payment on all of his biggest campaign promises. the story of the stimulus not only fun and gripping story but it is a microcosm of the obama era. the best way to understand the president, his policies, his approach to politics, his achievements and his troubled marketing this achievement in a city that has gone bonkers. also the best way to understand his enemies. this book documents the republican plot to destroy obama before he even took office. you always heard about it and imagine it must be there but i got these guys to tell me about it. these secret meetings where eric cantor and mitch mcconnell plan their paths to power. before i open this up to what you want to talk about i want to t
, department of the p.u.c. we have a capital funding program for renewable and energy efficiency projects. there is an amount set aside for those. it is actually part of the hetch hetchy revenue, it is paid for out of those funds. >> so this is p.u.c. funding, basically the ratepayer dollars going to pay for the solar project. >> yes, sir. >> is it available for all schools or was this a one-off exception? >> no. we actually entered into a master license agreement with the school district. so there is a program that is available for other schools. this is a ten-year license agreement with the school district, so there is a ten-year window where we can scout out other schools that might be available to do this. unfortunately our funding is limited. we used to have funding around the $6 million a year for renewable projects. it is now declining to about $1 to $2 million a year range. there will be a limited number of schools we can support. however there is another piece of good news. that is that this transbay cable funds that can also be available. so we will be getting $2 million in reve
-- filling the rice bowl -- madagascar tests new crop- growing methods. energy on tap -- hydro-electric dams in turkey that don't ruin the landscape. and a liter of light -- how a simple idea is changing lives in the philippines. already in 2012, prices for staple grains have climbed by around 50%. that's bad news for all of us consumers, and a reason for great concern in the poorest parts of the world. the un's food agency is already warning of more famines on the way, as the third major price hike in five years begins to bite. the main reason for the current climb is that three of the world's largest wheat exporters -- america, russia and australia -- are suffering simultaneous droughts. but that's not the only factor that drives volatility on food markets. we looked at the reasons why rising prices can start to spin out of control. >> grain has always glowed gold -- and these days, it's worth almost as much. this year has seen food prices soar. between june and september of this year, the price of corn suged 50%, while the price of wheat jumped 45% and soy 40%. what's behind these dramati
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